Local navigation notices

 

Coastal nagivation warning in Tasman Bay. Scallop spat catching structures.

From the November 1 2018 until April 30 2019, a seasonal spat catching area will be established in Tasman Bay. The perimeter is identified by Cardinal Marks at the following positions:

North 41° 07.969 S, 173° 09.757 E

East   41° 08.118 S, 173° 10.010 E

West  41° 08.095 S, 173° 09.628 E
South 41° 08.255 S, 173° 09.891 E

Mariners are requested to exercise caution when navigating in this area.

Charts temporarily affected: NZ 61, NZ 614, NZ6144, NZ30061, NZ300614.

Challenger Scallop Enhancement Company Ltd

 

View the temporarily affected charts:

Tasman Bay Marine Farm Layout Plan (pdf, 643 KB) (pdf, 1.1 MB)

Golden Bay Marine Farm Layout Plan (pdf, 554 KB) (pdf, 884 KB)

Niwa surface marker floats

Please be advised that NIWA have left surface marker floats in the following locations and that these will be in place until November 2018. These floats mark scientific equipment associated with scallop spat experiments.

Site name Latitude Longitude

Farewell

-40.612942980

172.979158980

Puponga

-40.570858030

172.777836980

Parapara

-40.716338530

172.753060830

Patons

-40.759337020

172.782328010

Wainui

-40.794248990

172.952509980

Awaroa

-40.849346010

173.035372970

Bark Bay

-40.917476970

173.060992010

Adele

-40.989114490

173.083715430

Motueka

-41.089531030

173.079475020

Croisilles

-41.063571020

173.672971020

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